The County of Dufferin Ontario

WASTE SERVICES

 

Information Where You Want It
Collection Schedule
Bins And Boxes
Curbside Considerations
Publications
Take It Back Directory
Gfl Dufferin Transfer

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INFORMATION WHERE YOU WANT IT

 /DufferinWaste     @DufferinWaste

P 519.941.2816 ext. 2620
E dufferinwaste@dufferincounty.ca

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Contact GFL directly at 1.888.941.3345 ext. 1 or dufferin@gflenv.com

  • for missed collections
  • for timely updates and route alterations
  • to schedule a collection for bulky items or white goods
  • to schedule a collection for yard waste in rural areas

 

 


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COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Garbage, Blue Boxes, Green Bins, and bulky items are collected on your regular collection day, outlined below.
NOTE: Yard waste and white goods are not collected on your regular collection day.

All waste should be at the curb by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day, and no earlier than 5 p.m. the day before.

Map of Collection Schedule [PDF]

MONDAY
Melancthon and Mulmur including both sides of Highway 89
Orangeville east of Dawson, south of Broadway

TUESDAY
Mono not including Mono-Amaranth Townline or Highway 89
East Garafraxa including both sides of Dufferin Road 109
Orangeville east and including First Street, north of Broadway

WEDNESDAY
Shelburne
Orangeville Broadway, Mill Street, west of Dawson Road, south of Broadway

THURSDAY
Grand Valley and Amaranth including both sides of Mono-Amaranth Townline, not including Highway 89 or Dufferin Road 109
Orangeville west of First Street, north of Broadway


Routes can change

Keep in mind that sometimes collection routes are altered to accomodate winter weather, snow removal and construction, among other things. To ensure your waste is collected, have it out by 7 a.m. on your collection day. For timely updates about route alterations or cancellations, call GFL at 1.888.941.3345 ext. 1.


Holiday Interruptions

There will be no curbside collection on the following holidays:

  • New Years Day January 1
  • Family Day February 17, 2014 | February 16, 2015
  • Victoria Day May 19, 2014 | May 18, 2015
  • Canada Day July 1
  • Civic Holiday August 4, 2014 | August 3, 2015
  • Labour Day September 1, 2014 | September 7, 2015
  • Thankgiving October 13, 2014 | October 12, 2015
  • Christmas Day December 25

Collections for the day of the holiday and the rest of the week will be shifted to one day later.
For example, if the holiday is on Monday, then Monday's routes will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday's routes will be collected on Wednesday, and so on.

Set customer reminders for holiday interruptions on your smartphone or download and print a calendar.


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BINS AND BOXES

Blue Boxes, Green Bins and kitchen collectors are available at local municipal offices, the Orangeville Operations Centre, and the County office at 55 Zina Street, Orangeville.

If your container is broken, bring it in! We’ll have it recycled and give you a new one.

Extra containers are also available for a fee.


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CURBSIDE CONSIDERATIONS

It is important that containers are visible and neatly set out at the curb. Keep containers for each stream (e.g. garbage, Blue Boxes & Green Bin) separated at the curb.

Snowbanks

In the winter, maintain an area to safely place waste containers at the road. Containers placed on a snowbank can not be collected for health and safety reasons.

Waste Enclosures

The use of a waste enclosure to store garbage, Blue Boxes, and Green Bins at the end of your lane is permitted in rural areas.

The enclosure must have a flag, similar to a mailbox, in order to notify collection staff if there are materials to be picked up.  The flag should be at least 5 x 10 cm (2 x 4 inches) and painted red. Collection staff will not stop if they do not see a red flag.

The location of all enclosures must be approved by Dufferin County Waste Services.  This flyer contains more information on waste enclosures.

What side of the road?

There are some rural roads that the collection vehicles only travel in one direction. On these roads, waste must be put on a particular side of the road to be collected. If waste is placed on the wrong side of the road, opposite the “line of travel”, residents are notified by the driver with an “Oops” sticker. If you have any questions regarding the line of travel, please call Dufferin Waste at 519.941.2816 ext. 2620.


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PUBLICATIONS

Please click on the links below for any of our publications.

Read past issues of our newsletter, the Diversion Digest.


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TAKE IT BACK DIRECTORY

The Take it Back Directory is a one-stop guide for residents to take back items for reuse, recycling or proper disposal at local retailers, vendors and organizations.

2014 Take it Back Directory [PDF]

 

Be a part of the Waste Services Guide!

Did you know that your business, organization, or charity can be part of the next Waste Services Guide?

The Take it Back Directory is located in the back of the Waste Services Guide, which is sent to every household in Dufferin County. If your organization takes back or accepts specific materials or products, it could be included in the Directory.

Applications for the 2014/15 Waste Services Guide is now closed.  If you would like to be contacted for the 2015/16 Guide, please contact us.


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GFL DUFFERIN TRANSFER

The County of Dufferin does not own or operate any waste facilities (landfill, transfer station, depot, etc.), where residents can take garbage, recyclables, or other waste streams. 

There is one privately-run transfer station within Dufferin County, which is owned and operated by Green for Life:

GFL Dufferin Transfer
473051 Dufferin Road 11, Amaranth
519.943.0101

Hours
7am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 7am to 3pm Saturday

Accepted 
Appliances, bulky items, construction and demolition material, electronic waste, household garbage, recyclables, scrap metal, tires, yard waste. Some fees may apply.



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Dufferin County Waste Services
55 Zina Street, Orangeville ON L9W 1E5
E dufferinwaste@dufferincounty.ca 
T 519.941.2816 ext. 2620
   
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